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Swain Destinations

Meet our Travel Experts

Swain Destinations crafts dream trips for our clients. Owned and operated by Ian Swain since 1987, we have been customizing the travel experience for over three decades. Our expert team of Travel Consultants have either lived in or traveled extensively within the destinations, which provides invaluable on-the-ground knowledge. We know the local hot spots, the hidden gems, and the places that leave an impression because we have experienced them ourselves. 

Swain Destinations has a clear and committed purpose; that travel should be a vehicle for positive change on both the traveler and the destination they visit. A trip with Swain Destinations is a trip that will positively impact our clients and our planet.

Oceania Travel Consultants

Connie Campos
Connie Campos
Senior Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Food & Wine, Outdoor Activities, Wildlife
Kathryn Fischer
Kathryn Fischer
Travel Consultant
Africa, Oceania


Interests: Beach & Sun, Food & Wine, Outdoor Activities
Christine Girod
Christine Girod
Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Beach & Sun, Food & Wine, Outdoor Activities, Wildlife
Tanya Jones
Tanya Jones
Senior Travel Consultant & Groups Manager
Oceania


Interests: Art & Culture, Food & Wine, Romance, Wildlife
Catherine Landowski
Catherine Landowski
Senior Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Romance, Spa & Luxury, Wildlife
Darren Lingerfelder
Darren Lingerfelder
Senior Travel Consultant
Africa, Oceania


Interests: Adventure, Golf, Outdoor Activities, Sports, Wildlife
Graham Little
Graham Little
Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Food & Wine, Luxury Lodges, Outdoor Activities
Izhar (Izzy) Naveh
Izhar (Izzy) Naveh
Senior Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Art & Culture, Beach & Sun, Wildlife
Garry Plant
Garry Plant
Senior Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Luxury Lodges, Outdoor Activities, Self Drives, Trains
Grant (Buster) St. Clair
Grant (Buster) St. Clair
Senior Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Luxury Lodges, Outdoor Activities, Wildlife
Dawn Thompson
Dawn Thompson
Senior Travel Consultant
Oceania


Interests: Adventure, Family Travel, Outdoor Activities, Romance, Sports

Africa and Asia Travel Consultants

Bela Banker
Bela Banker
Travel Consultant
India


Interests: Art & Culture, Family Travel, Food & Wine
Donna Blumeris
Donna Blumeris
Senior Travel Consultant
Africa


Interests: Food & Wine, Luxury Lodges, Wildlife
Elisa Del Real
Elisa Del Real
Travel Consultant
Asia, Oceania


Interests: Art & Culture, Beach & Sun, Food & Wine
Kevin Murray
Kevin Murray
Travel Consultant
Africa


Interests: Beach & Sun, Outdoor Activities, Sports, Wildlife
Richard Siegel
Richard Siegel
Travel Consultant
Asia


Interests: Art & Culture, Food & Wine, Golf
Smruti Smith
Smruti Smith
Travel Consultant
Africa, Asia


Interests: Family Travel, Food & Wine, Romance, Wildlife
Donna Van Buren
Donna Van Buren
Travel Consultant
Asia, Oceania


Interests: Art & Culture, Food & Wine, Outdoor Activities, Wildlife

Leadership Team

Louise Allen
Louise Allen
Air Manager

Sarah DeBenedetta
Sarah DeBenedetta
Vice President of Product

Anne Ferguson
Anne Ferguson
Exotics Manager

Katie Manly
Katie Manly
Vice President Sales and Marketing

Jacqueline McDonald
Jacqueline McDonald
Reservations Manager

Ian Swain
Ian Swain
President & Owner

Ian Swain II
Ian Swain II
Vice President